Aston Villa have dismissed speculation that they are set to make a move for Wigan central defender Titus Bramble.

Villa were reported to be lining up a move for the former Newcastle player in a £3.5 million deal plus promising midfielder Barry Bannan.

But Villa sources insist Bramble is not on manager Martin O'Neill's radar.

O'Neill is desperate to bring in a new central defender following the retirement of skipper Martin Laursen.

But it is understood there are no imminent signings about to happen at Villa.

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